Dr. Thomas Lobue, MD

Dr. Thomas Lobue, MD

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Dr. Thomas Lobue, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Murrieta, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from FINCH UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES / CHICAGO MEDICAL SCHOOL in 1983 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read his story

40700 California Oaks Rd Ste 106

Murrieta, CA 92562

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lobue performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
very high
more than 92% of peers
Lazy Eye
normal
more than 73% of peers
Entropion
normal
more than 72% of peers

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Dr. Lobue's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lobue "Welcome to the LoBue Laser & Eye Medical Centers Inc. For over 28 years, Dr. LoBue and his staff have provided the residents of the Temecula Valley with quality eye care. We have put together a dedicated team of talented ophthalmologists and optometrists to meet your every eye care need. Our practice's team of professionals cover the range of ophthalmic surgical procedures, optometric care, an optical department that dispenses both glasses and contact lenses, as well as a complete range of health to help maintain your ocular and overall health. Thomas D. LoBue, MD: Medical Director and Founder of the LoBue Laser & Eye Medical Centers Inc. has been providing comprehensive ophthalmic care in the Inland Empire since 1989. Dr. LoBue received his undergraduate degree at University of California, Irvine with a B.S. in Biology. He attended Medical School at University of Health Science/Chicago Medical School in Chicago, IL. He completed both his Internship and Residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center in Chicago, IL. During his final year of training he was chosen as Chief Resident. Dr. LoBue acquired additional training at Estelle Doheny Eye Institute at the University of Southern California (USC). He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology, a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Medical Association, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, International Society of Refractive Surgery, and a former faculty member of Rush University and Medical College. Ryan G. Miller, OD Dr. Miller received his B.S. Degree in Psychology from the University of California at Davis. He then completed his Doctor of Optometry at Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL. Dr. Miller has specialized training in ocular disease, primary care optometry and low vision rehabilitation. Dr. Miller is a member of the California Optometric Association. Ryan Evans, OD Dr. Evans is a graduate of Concordia University, Irvine, CA with a BA in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. He then completed his Doctor of Optometry at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, CA. Dr. Evans is a member of the California Optometric Association and is a Licensed Optometrist with TPA certification (therapeutic pharmaceutical agents), Lacrimal Irrigation/Dilation, and Glaucoma Treatment certifications. Mariam Aslami, OD Dr. Aslami received her B.S. Degree in Biology from Augusta University in Augusta, GA. She then completed her Doctorate of Optometry at Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton, CA. Dr. Aslami completed her clinical rotations with an emphasis on ocular disease, primary care/geriatric optometry and low vision rehabilitation. Dr. Aslami is a member of the California Optometric Association. Monica Vu, OD Dr. Monica Vu is a native Californian where she received her Bachelors of Science degree in Molecular Environmental Biology and minor in Sustainable Design form Berkeley. She then completed her Doctor of Optometry at New England College of Optometry in Boston; MA. Dr. Vu received the honor of being one of the fifteen students chosen to travel to Johnson & Johnson corporate office to enhance her knowledge of contact lenses. Dr. Vu elected to complete a post-doctoral residency program in Primary Eye Care to where she provided comprehensive eye care for our veterans in San Diego at Veterans Affairs Health Care System. Dr. Vu worked with the Illumination Foundation to provide eye examinations to less fortunate families in Orange County. If you are already a patient of LoBue Laser & Eye Medical Centers, we thank you for your confidence in us. If you are not currently a patient, we hope to have the opportunity to serve you."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lobue "Dr. Thomas LoBue, the founder and medical director of LoBue Laser & Eye Medical Centers, has served the Inland Empire for nearly three decades. With the help of his optometrists, Dr. Ryan Miller, Dr. Ryan Evans, Dr. Mariam Aslami, and Dr. Monica Vu. Dr. LoBue treats a diverse range of ophthalmic and ocular health needs. All of our doctors are supported by a team of friendly and compassionate staff members. The entire team at LoBue Laser & Eye Medical Centers shares a common goal of delivering quality eye care and excellent customer service.

Available Eye Care Services

Cataract Surgery

Treatment and Management of Glaucoma, retinal disease, and corneal conditions

Treatment and Management of Dry Eyes

Optical Services

State-of-the-Art Cataract Treatment

To schedule a consultation with Dr. LoBue or his fellow doctors at LoBue Laser & Eye Medical Centers to discuss your eye health or vision needs, please call or email us today. You can reach our Murrieta office at 951 696 1135"

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7  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Contact Lens Fitting
  • Contact Lens Technology
  • Cornea & Contact Management
  • Optometry
  • Vision Therapy

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

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20  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of California At Irvine / California College of Medicine & Surgery
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • FINCH UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES / CHICAGO MEDICAL SCHOOL
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University of Health Sciences The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • USC & Doheney Eye Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • American Medical Association
    Other Education | Completed
  • American Society Of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    Other Education | Completed
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology
    Other Education | Completed
  • Doheny Eye Institute / USC
    Other Education | Completed
  • Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California
    Other Education | Completed
  • Former faculty member of Rush University and Medical College
    Other Education | Completed
  • International Society of Refractive Surgery
    Other Education | Completed
  • Member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lobue has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lobue's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lobue to family and friends
26 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Lobue's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

New to the area we needed to find a new ophthalmologist office since my husband has severe glaucoma. We were enrolling in new insurance and had read reviews that Dr. LoBue was the best in the area, we believe this to be true from our experience from beginning to end. We originally called the office...more
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All doctors and staff are courteous and respectful. I got lost on the drive over and over the phone received step by step how to get to the Menifee location. Front receptionist was very kind as well as technician. I've heard from family members that have seen Dr. Evans and Dr. LoBue they both take...more
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We've been going there for 10 years and love the care!
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Great optometrist. I feel like I'm in great hands every time I visit.
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My family and I have been patients for years and I would not trust my eyes with anyone else.
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